The free webinar, “Unlocking Financial Statements,” was originally held May 14-18, 2012. Jimmy Gentry, award-winning professor at the University of Kansas, continues the popular, weeklong training with tips for analyzing corporate financial statements. This free webinar was also offered in 2011 and 2010. AGENDA Day One: Introduction to financial statements Day Two: The income statement [...]
“Business Editing in Depth — 10 Things You’d Better Know,” was a breakout session presented by Merrill Perlman at the American Copy Editors Society’s annual conference on April 13, 2012. Perlman will present a one-hour webinar on the same topic at noon and 4 p.m. ET on May 1, 2012.
For Tim Logan, being a successful economics reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch means taking important national economic issues and making them relevant at the local level. Logan spent most of 2010 working on a series called “Can St. Louis Compete?” with his colleague, business columnist David Nicklaus. As St. Louis began emerging from the recession, Logan knew [...]
The free workshop, “Follow the Money — Tracking Companies’ Influence on Politics,” was originally held at the Investigative Reporters and Editors’ Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference on Feb. 22, 2012. It was hosted by IRE, National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting, Illinois Press Association and Missouri Press Association.
The two-day webinar, “Using EMMA to Find Great Stories in Municipal Bonds,” takes place March 27-28, 2012. | At the bottom of this page, you’ll find links to complete the self-guided training. You can also access video tutorials on different types of searches on EMMA here. EMMA is to municipal bonds what EDGAR is to [...]
These online tutorials are additional resources from the self-guided tutorial, “Using EMMA to Find Great Stories in Municipal Bonds.” Find out how to increase your local business coverage with municipal bonds data that’s free and accessible online at emma.msrb.org.
The two-day webinar, “How Not to be Bamboozled by Local Economic Studies,” took place Feb. 8-9, 2012. | At the bottom of this page, you’ll find links to complete the self-guided training. This free training gives you the tools and techniques to read economic studies with a critical eye. You’ll learn the sources used by [...]
The free workshop, “Covering the Green Economy,” was originally held at the InterContinental Miami Hotel on Oct. 19, 2011. This training was hosted by the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) and held during their annual conference.
The free workshop, “Business Journalism Boot Camp,” was originally held at the Star Tribune, Oct. 4, 2011 in Minneapolis. This daylong training was co-hosted by the Star Tribune, Asian American Journalists Association — Minnesota and Twin Cities Black Journalists.